> It contains Greek characters
Well it rather contains Greek *symbols*, to be used mainly for
The font in question is an old symbol TrueType font, not having a
(native) Unicode cmap. Instead, it contains a Windows symbol map
(3,0), to be addressed in the character range 0xF000-0xF0FE. You have
to select this cmap manually.
However, the forthcoming FreeType version (to be released very soon)
has code to automatically synthesize a Unicode cmap (3,1) based on
glyph names, and which get activated automatically. This means
> [...] For example, I've tried to get the Greek character delta in
> upper-case notation by doing the following:
> FT_UInt glyph_index = FT_Get_Char_Index(face, 0x394);
... this use case *will* work properly then.
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